May/June 2016: The Research Advocate


The May/June 2016 issue of The Research Advocate is now online.

Highlights from this month include:

Research!America board members Bill Hait, M.D., Janssen Research & Development, and Keith Yamamoto, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco, will be discussing the concept of immorbidity on June 8 at the BIO International Convention.

“Medical Research: The Right Prescription for Economic Growth” will be taking place June 6 on the campus of Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) in Rootstown, Ohio.

A federal policy update on the Senate Innovations initiative, the current status of appropriations for NIH, NSF and FDA, and the recent announcement of the new AHRQ director.

Learn more about Beyond Celiac's awarness campaign for May, #60forCeliac.

Member spotlight featuring the Brain & Behavior Foundation.

On May 13, Research!America will join with organizations AcademyHealth, Allergy and Asthma Network, Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, and GlaxoSmithKline to host a Hill briefing, “From Discovery to Delivery: Research at Work Against Allergies and Asthma.” 

Download the entire May/June 2016 The Research Advocate as a PDF.

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If concerted, long-term investments in research are not made, America will lose an entire generation of young scientists.
Brenda Canine, PhD; McLaughlin Research Institute, Montana